Who We Are

The Miami United Football Club is a privately owned, semi-professional soccer team focused on initial participation in the NPSL’s annual Sunshine Conference.

Miami United Football Club is the only 100% local based team that participates at either the semi-professional or professional level in the city of Miami.


Mission Statement
The Miami United Football Club is dedicated to promoting and enhancing support for soccer amongst fans. We are the team that  sparks excitement through providing great championship games for our followers. We are currently the team that every aspiring player in Miami wants to play for. We reflect diversity and inclusiveness. We do this by having the best coaches and support staff available to help the players continually improve and therefore having the Miami Soccer Club flourish and rise to the next level of professional sports in Miami. We set the standard for professional sports and community engagement in the Miami area.

 

CLUB OWNERSHIP AND LEADERS

 

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Roberto Sacca : Founder & CEO

An Italian entrepreneur and football executive. He has served the club as both the founder and team president (now CEO) since its inception (est 2012). Years after the fall of the Miami FC (USL) and the Miami Fusion (MLS), Sacca took it upon himself to a sustainable and successful Miami based soccer club. Starting from scratch and with great passion Sacca set forth in accomplishing his grand vision of a new soccer team that would harness it’s talent and fandom form the very heart of the community. Uniting players and fans from the ground up, Sacca was able to create the very successful club we have today. Having been crowned the ” Champion of Florida ” twice in just four years of operation (2014 & 2016 ), the team has gained great recognition in both USA and around the world through his leadership.

Under Sacca’s leadership, Miami United has fostered local talent as well has sign the likes of Brazilian international Adriano and Honduran legend Julio Cesar “Rambo” De Leon. The club as also gone international with friendly competitions held in Italy and Spain against clubs such as Calcio Catania and Brescia Calcio. The club was able to compete in the very prestigious US Open Cup twice in just four years. In addition to the club’s success on the field through Sacca’s continued focus and care for his community. MUFC has for years been an proud and active member of Autism Soccer, a non-profit organization focused on providing healthy recreation and developmental growth for autistic youth in the Miami area, through the various fundamentals of soccer.

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In addition to the club’s 1st team successes competing in the NPSL , the MUFC U21 squad were crowned champions of Florida tournaments twice 2016, 2017  among other achievements with MUFC Youth ( U19 ) . Also during his management several players have gone on to compete professionally in Europe , South America and Asia . On December  3rd 2016  Sacca was nominated coordinator of the Sunshine Conference ( NPSL). Also during this time Sacca successfully established a partnership with one of the most important groups in Chile; FiNasur led by Miguel Nasur  who cedes the presidency.

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Miguel Nasur : President

Chile born Miguel Nasur is the son of a Palestinian father and Syrian Mother. He studied at the Valentin Letelier, fiscal high school. Finishing his studies, he begins to play in Palestino and in parallel enters to work to the BCI Bank, to the 17 years of age. Nasur went through all the positions of the bank, becoming its CEO. Jubila at 37 years old and there he founded with his partners, the first Financiera in Chile (DAVENS).

Subsequently, it decides to independently undertake its own financial, founding FINASUR, then an Airline, a Bank, Casinos, Hotels and Builders. He is married, and the father of two children, Sebastián and Juan Miguel, who are already working in the business world with great success.

He began his career as a amateur footballer in the 1950s. In 1969 he entered the leadership of the Palestinian Sports Club, from which he became president between 1977 and 1978, when the team was crowned champion of professional Chilean football.

In 1985 he assumed as president of the Federation of Soccer of Chile and of the Central Association of Soccer of Chile (ACF). During his mandate, in 1986, the National Association of Professional Football (ANFP) was created, which replaced ACF, organism of which was its first president. He resigned in both positions in 1989. Between 1992 and 1996 he was president of the National Association of Amateur Soccer (ANFA) and was Vice President of the South American Confederation of Soccer.

He is the owner and president of Santiago Morning Sports Club since 2005, when he became its majority shareholder (95%), after Demetrio Marinakis left the club. In 2016 he acquired Miami United FC.

 

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